Seven Big Lies Collection Agencies Tell

Bankruptcy Resources • Author Mark Martella, Esq • Aug 21, 2014

In meeting with clients, I am always amazed at some of the lies they have been told by collection agencies, in order to induce them to make a payment. Unfortunately, these tactics are successful in many instances, especially with the elderly.

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Buying a Home After Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy Resources • Author Mark Martella, Esq • Jul 24, 2014

One of the big “bankruptcy myths” I always find myself having to dispel with potential clients, as well as members of the general public, is that “if you file for bankruptcy, your credit is ruined forever and you cannot do anything with regard to credit for at least 10 years”.

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Keep Your House and Car When You File Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy Resources • Author Mark Martella, Esq • Apr 24, 2014

One of the biggest bankruptcy misconceptions I come across when I meet with clients for the first time for a bankruptcy consultation is their fear that if they file for bankruptcy, they are going to lose everything and be left on the street destitute. That is simply not the case.

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Financial Challenges Presented by Bankruptcy and Divorce

Bankruptcy Resources • Author Mark Martella, Esq • Apr 24, 2014

Unfortunately, the statistics consistently show that financial challenges and disagreements over money make up a large percentage of the reasons why people wind up getting divorced. As a result, I often meet with clients going through a divorce who face issues when resolving how to divide property and debts.

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